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Hertford Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Small but interesting

Interesting little local museum with a pleasant small knot garden, lots of local exhibits about the... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Interesting museum

I found this museum interesting and it's nicely located in Hertford. Well worth looking out. A... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
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“local history”(4 reviews)
“knot garden”(3 reviews)
“co founder”(2 reviews)
The museum offers: Displays on two floors as well as things to touch and play with Temporary exhibition space with changing exhibitions A Jacobean knot work garden A shop A country market every Friday morning (10.30am - 12.30pm) A resource room for...more
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18 Bull Plain, Hertford SG14 1DT, England
+44 1992 582686
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Interesting little local museum with a pleasant small knot garden, lots of local exhibits about the town and its residents, well worth an hour or two

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lincolnhatter
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I found this museum interesting and it's nicely located in Hertford. Well worth looking out. A little small, but still really good.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PaulSmithsonz
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Free to enter and bunged full of weird and wonderful artefacts as well as classic local history, this place is a wee gem. I strongly suggest making an hour or more to stroll around gaping at the displays and reading the info. Although it's no...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank IrishMimi
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable visit to this small, yet very intriguing museum. I would thoroughly recommend a visit. Entrance was free and there is enough on display to whittle away an hour or so. We took particular interest in the garden area, which had...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank scottinuk
Reviewed 21 February 2018

A compact but perfectly formed museum. They have regular temporary exhibitions ranging from one about the local postal service to one on Kitsch. Good permanent exhibitions, including one on toothbrushes which used to be manufactured in Hertford. I loved looking at the display on 20th...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jumpingjo
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Interesting background to the town with friendly staff there is also a courtyard garden which is tidy and pleasent

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank hepworth_bell
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Loved my visit with my client to this great little museum. I learned a lot from all the articles and exhibits, but also from my client as it really fuelled his memory of his wartime youth. Staff are lovely - very friendly and helpful. A...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Funquijacq
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I took my eight year old grandson. He loved it as did I. There is so much to see in such a small space. The only complaint is that it was far too overheated and it was this that drove us out before we had...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Judy B
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful place enchanted grounds the building is grand and has a lot of historical information to see, the town it self is a pictorial small town that bless in perfectly with the Hertford museum. Take a trip down to the museum doe d...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Simone L
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We went to this museum as we live in the town, but didn't know that much about the town's history. The museum is well worth a visit. There is plenty to see and according to museum staff, only a fraction of their collection is on...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank BSesay
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